November 18, 2009 : DIARY

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(COP 15) Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

Monday 7th - Friday 18th December.

Fri 11th - Business Day of action

Sat 12th - March through Copenhagen

Sun 13th - Hit Production day of action

Weds 16th - MASS ACTION - Using civil disobedience to take over the summit.

For more information see:

Demonstrate against Languedoc Council

London, Friday 20th November.

Languedoc Council has approved the construction of a port for Carmel-Agrexco ships in Marseille. Demonstrations against this development are planned in France, Italy and London.

Email for details of time and location

No New Nuclear - Planning to win

Central London, Saturday 21st, 11 – 6pm, and Sunday 22nd, 10 -5pm.

For grassroots campaigners to network, share ideas and info, and make plans to win. By developing skills and confidence in creating and implementing campaign and action plans, we can identify when and where our interventions can be most successful.

Email now to get crash space and details of the venues.

Who Profits tour

Wednesday 18th – Saturday 21st November

Who Profits is an Israeli research group dedicated to informing the international Palestine Solidarity Movement about companies profiting from the occupation of Palestine.

- London School of Economics: Thursday November19th 6.30pm-8pm, Clement House, Room D602

- Brighton: 3.00 – 5.00 p.m. Saturday 21st November, Brighthelm Church & Communtity Centre, North Road,

Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC) ASTRAZENECA

Monday 23rd to Sunday 29th November.

Banner drops, demo tours, die-ins, conference demos.

Click here for global locations

Charles River National Demo

8am, Tuesday 24th November

The National Animal Rights Association (N.A.R.A ) will be holding protests outside both Charles River Laboratories (that breed and experiment on animals) in Co. Mayo, Ireland. NARA want to make them the biggest protests the vivisection industry in Ireland has ever seen, so activists from around the world are invited.

For more info see the NARA website

Climate Camp's The Great Global Warm-Up

SOAS, Russell Sq, London, Saturday 28 November

In the run-up to Copenhagen, a day of workshops, discussions and debates organised by the Camp for Climate Action. The main themes of ‘The Great Global Warm-Up’ are climate change, social

justice and the climate movement. We see it as an opportunity for people to come together and critically engage with some of the issues surrounding climate change at the same time as world leaders gather in Copenhagen for the COP-15 climate talks.

For more info see or email

Day of Action to Launch the 'Target Barclays' Campaign

Brighton and beyond, 11am, Saturday 28th November

Barclays Bank is the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) market maker for ITT Corporation. ITT Corporation own EDO MBM/ITT in Brighton. Smash EDO is calling for autonomous actions against Barclays Bank to force them to stop providing 'market maker' services for ITT Corporation on the NYSE. Smash EDO will be launching the new campaign against Barclays with a picket at their Brighton branch on North Street on Saturday 28th at 11am. The campaign is calling on groups around the country to take action on the same day. Why not organise your own local action – email details to .

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Mainshill Solidarity Camp

Scotland, Saturday 28th November – Tuesday 1st December 2009

An open weekend with direct action workshops, legal briefings and a guided tour of the site on Sat and Sun, plus whatever actions people are up for. Or come up any time!

For more info see

Dale Farm Info Night

7pm, LARC, London, Thursday 3rd December

No Borders London is organising an info night to mobilise for the rally and resistance to the possible eviction of people from Dale Farm.

For more info see

Climate Emergency Bike Ride

10am – 12pm, Lincoln’s Inn Fields to Speaker’s Corner in Hyde Park, Saturday 5th December

Join hundreds of cyclists on the streets of central London to urge the government to make major emissions cuts at the UN climate talks in Copenhagen. Bring sirens, horns, bells and whistles, and decorate your bikes. Fully stewarded - families with children welcome.

For more info phone 020 7833 9311 or visit

Stop Climate Chaos - "The Wave"

12pm, Grosvenor Square, Saturday 5th December

Ahead of the UN climate summit in Copenhagen, tens of thousands of people from all walks of life will flow through the streets of London to demonstrate their support for a safe climate future for all. Ending at 3pm with the encircling of parliament. Wear blue.

For more info see

Dale Farm Protest Rally

7.30pm, Basildon Centre, Thursday 10th December

Protest rally to coincide with meeting of Basildon Council's Cabinet to select one of two bailiff firms (one being Constant & Co.) for the Dale Farm eviction.

For more info see

Peace News Winter Gathering

Nottingham, Sumac Centre, January 15th-17th 2010

Join people from across the spectrum of the British peace movement for a weekend of exploration, celebration and empowerment - learning from other movements, struggling with challenging issues, and creating greater cohesion and solidarity in a segmented peace movement.

... followed by mass nonviolent direct action against the arms trade, organised by the participants, on Monday 18 January.

For more info see

Remember Gaza: Smash EDO Mass Demo

Brighton, Monday 18th January 2010

Meet at 1pm, Wear Black, Location to be announced

See for more details

Regular Events:

Smash EDO Noise Demonstrations

Brighton, Every Wednesday, 4 to 6 pm

See for more details

SHAC Customer Demonstrations

South of England, every Tuesday

Contact for more details.

Newcastle, every Wednesday

Contact: 07767683826 and email:

Demonstrations at Huntingdon Life Sciences

Mondays or Fridays

Contact Maxine on: 07906880036 for more details.